What are Luminosity Masks?

Luminosity masks are one of the most intimidating techniques in Photoshop.  So it’s no surprise that a lot of people ask “what are they?”  In the video tutorial below, I show how they are a powerful option to make dramatic enhancements to a photo that look natural.  I start with the basics of selections and masks, then show the limitations of the magic wand to create selections, and how you can use luminosity masks to overcome those limitations.


Greg Benz Photography